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People of all ages volunteer in developing countries, but little is known about the health risks they face. InterHealth, a travel clinic, provides a health screening service for short-term overseas volunteers. A cross-sectional study design was used to analyse 413 post-travel health questionnaires completed between February and November 2009. The sample(More)
Long-term travellers are exposed to a greater extent and a greater depth of risk than short-term travellers. This includes both physical and psychological illness and vulnerability. We need a paradigm of care both before, during and after travel which includes evidence-based medicine but extends beyond it into a more creative response to the whole person(More)